Building Construction & Remodeling
The Building Construction and Remodeling program will begin by teaching students how to organize a project work sequence. They will learn principles in basic safety (10-hr OSHA), construction math, hand and power tool operation, blueprint reading, material handling, communication, and employability skills. Interpreting plans and diagrams, layout, and install the basic wall, floor, and roof applications are some of the competencies students will be learning. Students will perform introductory concrete applications including formwork, reinforcement, mixing, and finishing. They will learn procedures and techniques required for layout and framing of walls and ceilings, including roughing-in door and window openings, constructing corners and partitions; bracing walls and ceilings; and applying sheathing. Throughout the program, the safe handling of materials, personal safety, prevention of accidents, and the mitigation of hazards are emphasized.
Students in this program will learn:
- Basic safety, construction math, and employability skills
- Hand and power tool operation
- Blueprint reading, Interpreting plans and diagrams
- Framing of walls and ceilings including roughing in door and window openings
- Concrete applications including formwork, reinforcement, mixing, and finishing
- Wall, floor and roof applications
- Circuit wiring and drywall installation
Building Construction & Remodeling Higher Education Options
Higher education is available as a two-year technical degree in surveying, architectural drafting or construction management, Four-year professional degree in construction technology or Four-year apprenticeship program
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Building Construction & Remodeling Career Options
Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- A. P. O'Horo Co.
- Ironworkers Local 207
- Northeast Ohio Council of Carpenters
- Sam Pitzulo Custom Homes
- Carpenters' Local 171
Building Construction & Remodeling Industry Credentials
- NCCER Core (6 credits)
- NCCER Level 1 (6 credits)
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (1 credit)
Building Construction & Remodeling Industry Organization
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